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Minister Bartlett takes resilience message to Azerbaijan

Minister Bartlett takes resilience message to Azerbaijan

Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has met with some of the leading partners in the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre to discuss the projects the body will launch following the opening of its new physical facility on Mona campus of the University of the West Indies in October this year.

Jamaica Tourist Board offers support to Reggae Girlz in France

Jamaica Tourist Board offers support to Reggae Girlz in France

The Jamaica Tourist Board continues to lend its support to the ‘Reggae Girlz’ and during their historic World Cup debut in France. The organisation has been promoting the destination’s message and encouraging fans to keep Jamaica top of their minds when planning a holiday this summer.

Globus unveils brand refresh for Cosmos

Globus unveils brand refresh for Cosmos

Globus has unveiled a new look and feel for one of its brands, Cosmos. Nearly 60 years after its 1961 launch, the brand has been updated with a cleaner, more modern logo and new ‘Adventure is knocking’ tagline.

Fosun in Thomas Cook acquisition talks

Fosun in Thomas Cook acquisition talks

Thomas Cook has confirmed that it is in discussions with Fosun about a potential takeover deal. The news follows receipt of a preliminary approach from the Chinese conglomerate for the struggling, UK-based holiday giant.

World Travel Awards honours best of European hospitality in Madeira

World Travel Awards honours best of European hospitality in Madeira

The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on the breath-taking Atlantic island to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at the red-carpet reception included the enchanting city of St. Petersburg, Russia, voted Europe’s Leading City Destination.

United States arrivals drive tourism growth in Caribbean

United States arrivals drive tourism growth in Caribbean

Spurred on by a 24 per cent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 per cent increase in tourist arrivals during the first quarter of 2019, according to statistics compiled by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation.

Foreign Office updates Sri Lanka travel advice for UK visitors

Foreign Office updates Sri Lanka travel advice for UK visitors

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has announced it will change its travel advice to Sri Lanka ‎to allow British visitors to return to the country. While no longer warning against “all but essential travel”, the FCO warns “terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka”.